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1 And prophets and doctors were in the church that was at Antioch [Forsooth there were in the church that was at Antioch, prophets and doctors], in which Barnabas, and Simon, that was called Black, and Lucius Cyreneus, and Manaen, that was the foster-brother of Herod tetrarch [that was the suckling-fr?re of Herod tetrarch], and Saul were. 1 In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul.
2 And when they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said to them, Separate ye to me Saul and Barnabas [Part ye to me Saul and Barnabas], into the work to which I have taken them. 2 While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
3 Then they fasted, and prayed, and laid hands on them, and let them go. 3 So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.
4 But they were sent of the Holy Ghost, and went forth to Seleucia [And soothly they sent of the Holy Ghost, went forth to Seleucia], and from thence they went by boat to Cyprus. 4 The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus.
5 And when they came to Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of Jews; and they had also John in ministry [in ministry, or service]. 5 When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their helper.
6 And when they had walked by all the isle to Paphos, they found a man, a witch [And when they had walked by all the isle unto Paphos, they found some man witch], a false prophet, a Jew, to whom the name was Barjesus, 6 They traveled through the whole island until they came to Paphos. There they met a Jewish sorcerer and false prophet named Bar-Jesus,
7 that was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, a prudent man. This called Barnabas and Paul, and desired to hear the word of God. 7 who was an attendant of the proconsul, Sergius Paulus. The proconsul, an intelligent man, sent for Barnabas and Saul because he wanted to hear the word of God.
8 But Elymas the witch withstood them; for his name is expounded so; and he sought to turn away the proconsul from belief. [+Soothly Elymas the witch withstood them; so soothly is interpreted his name/for his name is interpreted so; seeking to turn away the proconsul from belief.] 8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith.
9 But Saul, which is said also Paul [Forsooth Saul, which and Paul is called], was filled with the Holy Ghost, and beheld into him, 9 Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight at Elymas and said,
10 and said, A! thou full of all guile, and all falseness, thou son of the devil, thou enemy of all rightwiseness, thou leavest not to turn upside-down [thou leavest not to subvert] the rightful ways of the Lord. 10 "You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord?
11 And now lo! the hand of the Lord is on thee, and thou shalt be blind, and not seeing the sun into a time. And at once [a] mist and darkness felled down on him; and he went about, and sought him that should give [the] hand to him. [And now lo! the hand of the Lord on thee, and thou shalt be blind, and not seeing sun till a time. And anon a mist fell down on him and darkness, and he going about, sought him that should give the hand to him.] 11 Now the hand of the Lord is against you. You are going to be blind, and for a time you will be unable to see the light of the sun." Immediately mist and darkness came over him, and he groped about, seeking someone to lead him by the hand.
12 Then the proconsul, when he had seen the deed, believed, wondering on the teaching of the Lord. 12 When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, for he was amazed at the teaching about the Lord.
13 And when from Paphos Paul had gone by boat, and they that were with him, they came to Perga of Pamphylia; but John departed from them, and turned again to Jerusalem [forsooth John departing from them, turned again to Jerusalem]. 13 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem.
14 And they went from Perga, and came to Antioch of Pisidia; and they entered into the synagogue in the day of sabbaths, and sat. 14 From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down.
15 And after the reading of the law and of the prophets, the princes of the synagogue sent to them, and said, Brethren [Soothly after the reading of the law and prophets, the princes of the synagogue sent to them, saying, Men brethren], if any word of exhortation to the people is in you, say ye. 15 After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the synagogue rulers sent word to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have a message of encouragement for the people, please speak."
16 And Paul rose, and with hand bade silence, and said, Men of Israel, and ye that dread God, hear ye. [Forsooth Paul rising, and with hand bidding silence, saith, Men of Israel, and ye that dread God, hear.] 16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: "Men of Israel and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me!
17 God of the people of Israel chose our fathers, and enhanced the people, when they were comelings in the land of Egypt, and in an high arm he led them out of it; 17 The God of the people of Israel chose our fathers; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt, with mighty power he led them out of that country,
18 and by the time of forty years he suffered their manners in desert. 18 he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert,
19 And he destroyed seven folks in the land of Canaan, and by lot parted to them their land, [And he destroying seven folks in the land of Canaan, by sort parted to them the land of them,] 19 he overthrew seven nations in Canaan and gave their land to his people as their inheritance.
20 as after four hundred and fifty years. And after these things he gave doomsmen, [till] to Samuel, the prophet. 20 All this took about 450 years. "After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet.
21 And from that time [And from thence] they asked a king, and God gave to them Saul, the son of Cis, a man of the lineage of Benjamin, by forty years. 21 Then the people asked for a king, and he gave them Saul son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, who ruled forty years.
22 And when he was done away, he raised to them David the king, to whom he bare witnessing, and said, I have found David, the son of Jesse, a man after mine heart, which shall do all my will. 22 After removing Saul, he made David their king. He testified concerning him: 'I have found David son of Jesse a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him to do.'
23 Of whose seed by the promise God hath led out to Israel a Saviour Jesus, [Of whose seed after promise God led out to Israel a Saviour Jesus,] 23 "From this man's descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised.
24 when John preached before the face of his coming the baptism of penance to all the people of Israel. 24 Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel.
25 But when John filled his course, he said, I am not he, whom ye deem me to be; but lo! he cometh after me, and I am not worthy to do off the shoes of his feet. [+Forsooth when John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom ye deem me to be, I am not; but lo! there cometh after me, of whose I am not worthy to unbind the shoes of his feet/of whom I am not worthy to unbind the shoes of his feet.] 25 As John was completing his work, he said: 'Who do you think I am? I am not that one. No, but he is coming after me, whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.'
26 Brethren, and sons of the kind of Abraham [Men brethren, sons of the kind of Abraham], and which that in you dread God, to you the word of this health is sent. 26 "Brothers, children of Abraham, and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvation has been sent.
27 For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and princes of it, that knew not this Jesus, and the voices of prophets, that by every sabbath be read, deemed, and fulfilled [that by every sabbath be read, deeming fulfilled]; 27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus, yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath.
28 and they found in him no cause of death, and asked of Pilate, that they should slay him. 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed.
29 And when they had ended all things that were written of him, they took him down off the tree, and laid him in a grave. 29 When they had carried out all that was written about him, they took him down from the tree and laid him in a tomb.
30 And God raised him from death in the third day; [Forsooth God raised him from dead the third day;] 30 But God raised him from the dead,
31 which was seen by many days to them that went up together with him from Galilee into Jerusalem, which be till now his witnesses to the people. 31 and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem. They are now his witnesses to our people.
32 And we show to you the promise that was made to our fathers; 32 "We tell you the good news: What God promised our fathers
33 for God hath fulfilled this to their sons, and again-raised Jesus; as [and] in the second psalm it is written, Thou art my Son, to day I begat thee. 33 he has fulfilled for us, their children, by raising up Jesus. As it is written in the second Psalm: " 'You are my Son; today I have become your Father. '
34 And he that again-raised him from death, that he should not turn again into corruption [Forsooth that he again-raised him from dead, now no more to turn again into corruption], [he] said thus, For I shall give to you the holy true things of David. 34 The fact that God raised him from the dead, never to decay, is stated in these words: " 'I will give you the holy and sure blessings promised to David.'
35 Therefore and in another stead he saith, Thou shalt not give thine holy to see corruption. 35 So it is stated elsewhere: " 'You will not let your Holy One see decay.'
36 But David in his generation, when he had ministered to the will of God, died [Forsooth David in his generation, when he had ministered to the will of God, slept, or died], and was laid with his fathers, and saw corruption; 36 "For when David had served God's purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his fathers and his body decayed.
37 but he whom God raised from death [soothly he whom God raised from dead men], saw not corruption. 37 But the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay.
38 Therefore, brethren [Therefore, men brethren], be it known to you, that by him remission of sins is told to you, 38 "Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you.
39 from all sins, of which ye might not be justified in the law of Moses. In this each man that believeth, is justified. 39 Through him everyone who believes is justified from everything you could not be justified from by the law of Moses.
40 Therefore see ye, that it come not to you, that is before-said in the prophets, 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you:
41 Ye despisers, see ye, and wonder ye [+See ye, despisers, and wonder ye/Ye despisers, see, and wonder], and be ye scattered abroad; for I work a work in your days, a work that ye shall not believe, if any man shall tell it [out] to you. 41 " 'Look, you scoffers, wonder and perish, for I am going to do something in your days that you would never believe, even if someone told you.' "
42 And when they went out, they prayed, that in the sabbath following they should speak to them these words. 42 As Paul and Barnabas were leaving the synagogue, the people invited them to speak further about these things on the next Sabbath.
43 And when the synagogue was let go [And when the synagogue was left], many of the Jews and comelings worshipping God followed Paul and Barnabas; that spake, and counseled them [the which speaking, softly counseled them], that they should dwell in the grace of God. 43 When the congregation was dismissed, many of the Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who talked with them and urged them to continue in the grace of God.
44 And in the sabbath following almost all the city came together, to hear the word of God. 44 On the next Sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of the Lord.
45 And Jews saw the people, and were filled with envy, and gainsaid these things that were said of Paul, and blasphemed [and against-said these things that were said of Paul, blaspheming]. 45 When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and talked abusively against what Paul was saying.
46 Then Paul and Barnabas steadfastly said, To you it behooved first to speak the word of God; but for ye put it away, and have deemed you unworthy to everlasting life [of everlasting life], lo! we turn to heathen men. 46 Then Paul and Barnabas answered them boldly: "We had to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles.
47 For so the Lord commanded us, I have set thee into light of heathen men, that thou be into health to the utmost of the earth [unto the uttermost of the earth]. 47 For this is what the Lord has commanded us: " 'I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.' "
48 And heathen men heard, and joyed, and glorified the word of the Lord; and believed, as many as were before-ordained to everlasting life. [Soothly heathen men hearing joyed, and glorified the word of the Lord; and believed, how many ever were ordained to everlasting life.] 48 When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed.
49 And the word of the Lord was sown in all that country. [Forsooth the word of the Lord was far sown by all the country.] 49 The word of the Lord spread through the whole region.
50 But the Jews stirred religious women, and honest, and the worthiest men of the city [and the first men of the city], and stirred persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their countries [and cast them out of their countries]. 50 But the Jews incited the God-fearing women of high standing and the leading men of the city. They stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region.
51 And they shook away into them the dust of their feet [And they shook away the powder of feet into them], and came to Iconium. 51 So they shook the dust from their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium.
52 And the disciples were filled with joy and the Holy Ghost. 52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.